A leading doctor at Birmingham Children's Hospital has warned about the potentially lethal consequences of children accidentally swallowing cleaning products.
There are 140,000 hospital admissions every year involving children and chemicals or medication.
Dr Ben Stanhope spoke earlier to parents at an event organised by safety charity RoSPA, to warn parents of the dangers and encourage them to keep dangerous household chemicals out of their children's reach.
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A Trust which runs three hospitals in Worcestershire should be put into special measures it was rated as 'inadequate' by inspectors.
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